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Ministry deplores RFA report on EBA

Publication date 17 November 2019 | 23:30 | ICT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Friday deplored as fake news a Radio Free Asia (RFA) report that it had received a copy of the European Commission’s assessment on the human rights situation in Cambodia as

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    Publication date 17 November 2019 | 23:28 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday said his request to have the supporters of former opposition leader Sam Rainsy and his “coup plot” released on bail was not made under international pressure.

  • Chakravuth to face Funcinpec suit

    Publication date 17 November 2019 | 23:24 | ICT

    Funcinpec acting president Prince Norodom Chakravuth is facing a lawsuit from some 85 per cent of party members after he released a statement removing four officials from their posts and announcing the closure of party headquarters

  • Gov’t: Rainsy’s ‘coup plot’ a failure

    Publication date 15 November 2019 | 01:01 | ICT

    The government on Wednesday commended the Kingdom’s security forces for thwarting the attempted “coup plot” by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy through his announced return to Cambodia on November 9.

  • PM tells ministry to ‘work on’ bail for Rainsy plot supporters

    Publication date 15 November 2019 | 01:00 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the Minister of Justice to work with prosecutors to release on bail under court supervision those activists who had supported Sam Rainsy’s plan to return and overthrow the government.

  • Banh: ‘Talks ongoing over US cooperation’

    Publication date 15 November 2019 | 00:17 | ICT

    Minister of National Defence Tea Banh and new US ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy have agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, particularly militarily.

  • Reports: Rainsy barred from Jakarta flight

    Publication date 14 November 2019 | 01:17 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy was on Wednesday refused entry to a flight from Malaysia to Indonesia, media reported late on Wednesday.

  • Sokha charge calls are ‘judicial interference’

    Publication date 14 November 2019 | 01:15 | ICT

    A Ministry of Justice spokesman and Cambodia’s Permanent Mission to the UN Office at Geneva (Unog) have described demands for the treason charge against Kem Sokha to be dropped as tantamount to interference in the judiciary.

  • Military commander calls for joint protection of peace

    Publication date 14 November 2019 | 01:02 | ICT

    While Prime Minister Hun Sen noted the joyous and peaceful atmosphere of this year’s Water Festival, Hun Manet on Tuesday renewed his appeal for the joint protection of peace.

  • Government studying EU’s preliminary report on EBA

    Publication date 14 November 2019 | 00:55 | ICT

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Wednesday said the government was studying the EU Commission’s preliminary report on the human rights situation in the Kingdom that could lead to a suspension of acces

  • Sokha continues call for dropping of charge after bail conditions reduced

    Publication date 10 November 2019 | 11:19 | ICT

    Not satisfied with having his bail conditions reduced, allowing him to travel freely in Cambodia, Kem Sokha says he wants his charge totally dropped.